Sounds like fun! Are you planning to go north at all, up into the wine country? There is a great saddle shop that sells tons of saddles on consignment, both English and Western, and they have new items as well - all kinds of tack, blankets, clothes, etc. There is also a really cool antique store next door that I believe the owner of the tack store owns as well. I go there as often as I can as there are great finds there. Anyway, it is called Saddles to Boots and it is in Santa Rosa, about 60 miles north of San Francisco.